Willamette Valley Field Crops Extension provides research-based information for commercial cereal grain, grass seed, legume seed and oil crop producers. This page is hosted by Oregon State University Extension Service - Department of Crop and Soil Science.

Tips for Slug Management

One page tip sheet by Rory Mc Donnell


Field Crops Coffee Hour Recordings

December 19, 2023 - Fletcher Halliday, OSU Plant Pathologist
"Using Plant Disease Ecology to Serve Oregon Seed Producers"
November 14, 2023 - Lauren Breza, USDA ARS Soil Scientist
"Tile Drainage Systems and Soil Carbon Stocks: Insights From the Willamette Valley"
October 31, 2023 - Rory Mc Donnell, OSU Slug Scientist
"Pest Slugs In Grass Seed Production: Research Updates and Tips for Management"
April 20, 2023 - Maria Zamora Re, OSU Irrigation Specialist
"Tools and Irrigation Practices to Improve Water Use Efficiency"
Ian Oppenlander, Bayer Crop Sciences - Herbicide Carryover
Ryan Graebner, OSU Cereals Extension - Spring Wheat Management 
March 16, 2023 - Navneet Kaur, OSU Extension Entomologist
"Clover Seed Weevil Management Strategies" 
February 23, 2023 - Christy Tanner, OSU Extension Agronomist
"Getting Started With Drones in Ag"
(recording started part way through, view slides here)
January 19, 2023 - Nicole Anderson, OSU Extension Seed Specialist
"Harvest Efficiency and a New Seed Moisture Testing Method"
December 15, 2022 - Silvia Rondon, Oregon IPM Center
"Upgrading Integrated Pest Management Programs for the Grass Seed Industry"
February 16, 2022 - Navneet Kaur, OSU Extension Entomologist
"Finding Alternatives to Chlorpyrifos"
March 24, 2021 - Caio Brunharo and Andy Hulting
"Weed Management in Grass Seed Crops"
March 17, 2021 - Betsy Verhoeven, OSU Extension Agronomist
"Soil Health in Willamette Valley Grass Seed Systems"


OSU Lime Bulletin for Western Oregon

Updated Lime Recommendations


Hyslop Farm Weather Station - Growing Degree Day Accumulations



OSU Seed Production Blog



OSU Slug Portal



Pesticide Applicator License Study Manual

Link for Purchase



Wheat Variety Trials

Yield Results


Recent Pest Alerts:

Winter Cutworm Alert Bulletin

True Armyworm Alert Bulletin

Grasshopper Alert Bulletin